Points for College courses has risen for almost three quarters of degree or Level courses compared to last year.
Over 53 thousand people received a round one CAO offer at 2pm.
Just over half of CAO applicants applying to a level 8 course have received a first round offer.
As expected there's been an increase in point requirements for many courses.
General Nursing in DCU has jumped 40 points from 414 last year to 454.
Anyone wish to study law in Trinity will need 566 points, up from 533 last year.
Primary teaching in St Pats is now 26 points higher than last year at 488, while in Mary I its increased from 473 to 495.